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Minister for Information Technology Policy Chris Cummins today announced the Queensland Information and Communications Technology firms and industry organisations attending CeBIT Australia, the nation's most important ICT event.

Mr Cummins said the Beattie Government had provided $60,000 funding to ensure a Smart State showcase at the trade fair.

Attending are:

Qld.Net from NEWMARKET
Sunshine Soup from RED HILL
Server101 from MILTON
Bond Wireless from SURFERS PARADISE
DreamSpring from BURLEIGH WATERS
EOS Solutions from BRISBANE CITY
Intellimax Solutions from SPRING HILL
Marketing Eye from BURLEIGH
Netboxblue from MILTON
Caimes from the GOLD COAST
Thorsys from TOOWONG
Imagin8 from TOOWONG
Thoughtware from HELENSVALE
Webtraf from BUNDABERG

Mr Cummins said CeBIT Australia, to be held in May in Sydney, was Australasia's leading ICT event, covering the entire spectrum of technology and showcasing the latest ICT products and services.

"This is the only Australian event that features the full range of next generation global technologies and solutions," he said.

CeBIT Australia is in its fifth year and organisers expect 700 exhibitors and 30,000 business visitors from May 9th to 11th at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.

"The Beattie Government is working on every level and with local governments to promote ICT," Mr Cummins said. "I applaud Gold Coast City Council for its continued funding of $10,000 to support the Queensland presence at CeBIT this year. The Council will be promoting Gold Coast micro IT businesses at CeBIT and there will be council branding on the Queensland stand."
Mr Cummins said information and communications technology was one of the Smart State's key growth industries generating more than $21 billion annually and providing 67,000 Queensland jobs.